Duane Monteith, MD| Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracic Surgery | MedStar Health
Duane Monteith

Duane Monteith, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (155 reviews)

Specialties: Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracic Surgery

Languages: English

About me

Areas of clinical interest or expertise

  • Duane R. Monteith, MD, FACS, Regional Chief of Thoracic Surgery, cares for patients at the Angelos Center for Lung Diseases at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.
  • While he treats a wide range of pulmonary illnesses and related conditions, he is particularly interested in thoracic cancers.
  • Board certified in thoracic as well as cardiac surgery, Dr. Monteith specializes in the treatment of conditions that include lung cancer, esophageal diseases, both benign and malignant, and mediastinal tumors. 
  • He has extensive experience performing minimally invasive procedures including robotic thoracic surgery and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).

Certifications and associations
Dr. Monteith is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Robotic Surgery, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, to name a few. During his career, he has made numerous presentations to a diverse range of audiences, many focusing on lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, and has been recognized with several awards for his efforts.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Thymus Cancer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achalasia
  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Tumor
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Hamartoma Of Lung
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Main Bronchus
  • Mediastinal Mass
  • Mediastinum Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Sequestrum Of Lung
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Malignancy
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Diaphragm
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Fistula Repair
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Decortication Of Lung
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Exploratory Thoracotomy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Lung Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Mycetoma Resection
  • Open Biopsy Of Lesions Of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy Of Lung
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Plication Of Emphysematous Bleb
  • Plication Of The Diaphragm
  • Repair Of Diaphragm
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymus Surgery
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
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Practice locations

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3001 South Hanover Street
Gruehn Bldg Ste 216A
Baltimore, MD, 21225


Fax 855-304-5289

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Fax 855-304-5289

12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 110
Bel Air, MD, 21015


Fax 443-777-6249

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MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Beech Street PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Kaiser Select
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Tricare for Life East
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Cigna EPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Virginia Premier
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • D-SNP)
    • Tricare East Select
    • United Navigate
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • I-SNP
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • United Choice Plus
    • Kaiser Signature
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Golden Rule
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna HMO
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • United Choice
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO



Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Fellowship Program: New York University Langone Medical Center (2011)

Residency Program: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (2007)

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (2002)

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  • Mar 19, 2024


  • Mar 12, 2024

    Superior doctor

  • Feb 29, 2024

    I like Dr. Monteith a lot.